Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang)

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Instructions for WTF Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang)

This page will help you to learn WTF Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang). This is the fifth form taught to Taekwondo students. Written step-by-step instructions for Taekwondo Form 5 (Oh Jang) are located on the bottom of this page.

According to the World Taekwondo Federation, Taegeuk Oh Jang "symbolizes the 'Son', one of the 8 divination signs, which represent the wind, meaning both mighty force and calmness according to its strength and weakness".

For additional form instructions and videos, please visit the main WTF Taekwondo forms section.

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Korean Master Demonstrating WTF Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang)

Instructional Video for Taekwondo Form 5 (Oh Jang)

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Written for WTF Taekwondo Form 5 (Taegeuk Oh Jang)

To master Taegeuk Sam Jang, you must have accurate stances.

  • Start in the Ready or "Joon Bi" stance
  • Turn left into front stance, left low block
  • Left foot comes back next to the right foot, left hand hammer fist downwards
  • Turn right into right front stance, right hand low block
  • Right foot comes back next to the left foot, right hand hammer fist downwards
  • Advance forward into left front stance, left inside block, right inside block
  • Right foot front kick into right front stance, right hand backfist, left inside block
  • Left foot front kick into left front stance, left hand backfist, right inside block
  • Advance right foot forward into right front stance, right hand backfist
  • Moving left foot, turn 270 degrees to the left into left back stance, knife hand middle block with left hand
  • Step into right front stance, right elbow strike
  • Moving right foot, turn 180 degrees all the way to the right into right back stance, knife hand middle block
  • Step into left front stance, left elbow strike
  • Turn left 90 degrees into left front stance, left hand low block, right inside block
  • Right foot kick into right front stance, right hand low block, left inside block
  • Turn left 90 degrees into left front stance, left high block
  • Right side kick and right hand punch together into right front stance, left elbow into open right hand
  • Turn right 180 degrees into right front stance, right high block
  • Left side kick and left hand punch together into left front stance, right elbow strike into open left hand
  • Turn left 90 degrees into left front stance, left low block, right inside block
  • Right front kick, hop forward and land in a twist stance while executing a right backfist to the nose. The right foot is flat and the left foot should be on the ball of foot, yell "Kihap"!
  • When the Master says "Bah Ro", turn and face the Master.

References

  1. TaekwondoAnimals.com, Taekwondo Forms, Poomse & Poomsae, http://www.taekwondoanimals.com/taekwondo-forms.asp, Added - 5/3/13
  2. World Taekwondo Federation, Poomsae, http://www.wtf.org/wtf_eng/site/about_taekwondo/poomsae.html, Added - 5/23/13


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